Tag Archive: productivity

May 20 2016

ICT entrepreneurship for social impact

In recognition of  World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, a brief discussion on designing businesses that have have social impact, which focus on Sustainable Development Goals. At the best of times, starting a successful business is fraught with challenges. Creating a social enterprise, which at the very least is self-sustaining, is considerably difficult. However, to …

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May 06 2016

3 country considerations when trying to get more local content online

Many Caribbean countries would like their citizens to make more local content available on the Internet. However, what does that mean, and what could be a first step to achieve that goal? From time to time, politicians and policymakers across the region call for more local content to be created and made available online. Those …

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Apr 29 2016

5 health tips that can improve the quality of your life

Although technology has made our lives easier,  increasingly we are dying of non-communicable diseases, often precipitated by lifestyle choices. Here are five health tips that can improve the quality of your life . Without a doubt, we in the Caribbean are not as healthy as we should be. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) …

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Apr 25 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 24 April 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 18 April to Sunday 24 April 2016. Monday, 18 April 2016 Digicel Barbados apologises for misleading mobile ad Barbados – Digicel Barbados has been forced to apologise to its mobile customers for misleading advertising after receiving a rebuke from …

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Apr 13 2016

Will CXC’s plan to move to electronic testing be successful?

The regional examination body, CXC, plans to move from paper-based to electronic testing. A number of challenges are anticipated, which will affect its successful realisation. Over the past two weeks or so, the regional high/secondary school examination body, the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC), announced its intention to make all of its examinations electronic and paperless. …

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